OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WILKES 320

Richard Petty won the 1962 NASCAR Grand National Series Wilkes 320 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $10,960

RACE

  • NUMBER: 51
  • NAME: Wilkes 320
  • DATE: 09-30-1962
  • LAPS / MILES: 320 / 200
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Richard Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1962 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 86.186
  • START POSITION: 5th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 2
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 5 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 320 160 Running 2,500
2 3 21 Marvin Panch Ford Wood Brothers 0 320 0 Running 1,400
3 9 8 Joe Weatherly Pontiac Bud Moore 0 320 0 Running 875
4 7 27 Junior Johnson Pontiac Holly Farms 0 319 36 Running 765
5 4 41 Jim Paschal Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 319 0 Running 650
6 1 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford LaFayette 0 318 124 Running 770
7 2 29 Nelson Stacy Ford Holman-Moody 0 318 0 Running 500
8 11 4 Rex White Chevrolet Louis Clements 0 318 0 Running 375
9 6 46 Johnny Allen Pontiac Holly Farms 0 318 0 Running 325
10 15 54 Jimmy Pardue Pontiac Jimmy Pardue 0 316 0 Running 250
11 12 11 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet B.G. Holloway 0 315 0 Running 425
12 13 26 Darel Dieringer Ford Mamie Reynolds 0 315 0 Running 200
13 30 47 Jack Smith Pontiac Jack Smith 0 314 0 Running 150
14 20 66 Larry Frank Ford Ratus Walters 0 314 0 Running 165
15 14 49 Bob Welborn Pontiac J.C. Parker 0 313 0 Running 150
16 19 36 Larry Thomas Dodge Wade Younts 0 309 0 Running 135
17 21 91 Gary Sain Dodge Bob Osiecki 0 299 0 Running 100
18 22 1 George Green Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 296 0 Running 100
19 17 48 G.C. Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 294 0 Running 125
20 23 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 288 0 Running 100
21 25 62 Curtis Crider Mercury Curtis Crider 0 258 0 Running 100
22 28 37 Tom Cox Chevrolet -- 0 208 0 Crash 100
23 18 86 Buddy Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 203 0 Head gasket 125
24 16 61 Sherman Utsman Ford Sherman Utsman 0 176 0 Crash 125
25 26 58 Tiny Lund Chevrolet Fred Clark 0 167 0 Manifold 100
26 24 2 Bill Foster Pontiac Cliff Stewart 0 166 0 Radiator 50
27 10 87 Buck Baker Chrysler Buck Baker 0 137 0 Water pump 75
28 31 34 Wendell Scott Chevrolet Wendell Scott 0 110 0 Engine 50
29 8 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac Jim Stephens 0 75 0 Head gasket 75
30 27 50 Bobby Waddell Dodge Bobby Waddell 0 53 0 Gas tank 50
31 29 5 George Fox Dodge Bobby Waddell 0 3 0 Transmission 50